Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO advanced 1.85% to $282.34 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.46% to 3,621.63 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.91% to 29,638.64. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. closed $23.61 short of its 52-week high ($305.95), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI rose 2.99% to $351.78, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 1.78% to $409.42, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 1.31% to $166.90. Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 686,960.